The politics of sacrifice

  title={The politics of sacrifice},
  author={G. Aichele},
  journal={The Bible and Critical Theory},
  • G. Aichele
  • Published 2005
  • Philosophy
  • The Bible and Critical Theory
I place Mark 10:45, one of the most-discussed verses in the gospel of Mark, in intertextual tension with the final episode of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer . Read through this lens, phrases such as ‘son of man’, ‘give his life’, and ‘ransom for many’ acquire significantly different meanings than they do for Christian-canonical readings. This leads to re-evaluation of the control that the canon has over readings of biblical texts, and the prospects for non-canonical reading of the Bible… Expand
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